Species Details

Phacelia inundata

playa phacelia

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Photo of Phacelia inundata
©2008 F. Gauna
Photo of Phacelia inundata
©2008 F. Gauna
Scientific Name:
Phacelia inundata J.T. Howell
Common Name:
playa phacelia
Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Element Code: PDHYD0C2E0
USDA Plants Symbol: PHIN3
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: May-Aug(Sep)
Elevation:
1350 - 2000 meters
4430 - 6560 feet
General Habitat:
  • Great Basin scrub
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • Playas
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Alkaline
Notes:
Threats:
Possibly threatened by non-native plants, grazing, trampling, and vehicles. Endangered in OR. 
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 24
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
3 6 2 0 0 13
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 9
Recent <=20 Years 15
Presence:
Presumed Extant 24
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Lassen (LAS), Modoc (MOD), Siskiyou (SIS)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Double Head Mtn. (4112172), Eagleville (4112031), Gallatin Peak (4012056), Karlo (4012053), Litchfield (4012044), Little Mud Flat (4012042), Mount Dome (4112176), Perez (4112163), Petes Valley (4012054), Pikes Point (4012057), Pinnacle Lake (4112171), Rimrock Lake (4112162), Sagebrush Butte (4112181), Shaffer Mtn. (4012043), Spalding Tract (4012067), Troxel Point (4012066)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
Counties   Quads
Original Description: Leaflets of Western Botany 4:15 (1944)
Taxonomic Treatment: MadroƱo 28(3):121-132 (1981)
Species Account: Phacelia inundata profile for potential Species of Conservation Concern evaluation (2018)